Schneider: there are no official papers from WADA, the two-seater innocent

Schneider: there are no official papers from WADA, the two-seater innocent© RIA Novosti. Vasily Ponomareva the image Bank

Until the official papers from the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) suspended the Russian skeleton sliders is innocent, said the Agency «R-Sport» former head coach of Russian national team German coach Willi Schneider.

The international Federation of bobsleigh and skeleton (IBSF) on Friday suspended the four existing Russian two-seater — according to the source «R-Sport», that Alexander Tretyakov, Elena Nikitina, Maria Orlova and Olga Potylitsyna and already retired Sergei Chudinov in connection with the investigation of the IOC.

«This is news to me, I just found out had to go to the IBSF website and to read the press release. It is very sad to hear. I absolutely (sure of the absence of doping in the team during training). I swear, I have no idea what it could be. While I have no official papers from WADA, for me they are all innocent,» said Schneider on the phone.

«Of course, I hope that this is a mistake! We’ll see when they are ready evidence of the official statement. While for me it is like rumors, nothing is clear really,» he added.

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